a large and unbroken expanse or distance
"a stretch of highway"; "a stretch of clear water"
reach, reaching, stretch(noun)
the act of physically reaching or thrusting out
a straightaway section of a racetrack
exercise designed to extend the limbs and muscles to their full extent
extension to or beyond the ordinary limit
"running at full stretch"; "by no stretch of the imagination"; "beyond any stretch of his understanding"
an unbroken period of time during which you do something
"there were stretches of boredom"; "he did a stretch in the federal penitentiary"
stretch, stretchiness, stretchability(adj)
the capacity for being stretched
having an elongated seating area
"a stretch limousine"
stretch, stretch along(verb)
occupy a large, elongated area
"The park stretched beneath the train line"
extend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body
"Stretch your legs!"; "Extend your right arm above your head"
go, unfold, run, hold out, elongate, adulterate, stretch along, draw out, gallop, reach out, broaden, strain, dilute, debase, stretch out, put out, offer, extend, cover, widen, expand, load, lead, poke out, carry, pass, exsert, protract, stretch forth, continue, prolong
unfold, stretch, stretch out, extend(verb)
extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length
"Unfold the newspaper"; "stretch out that piece of cloth"; "extend the TV antenna"
gallop, crane, blossom, widen, run, lead, continue, debase, load, poke out, extend, blossom forth, protract, stretch out, draw out, offer, put out, carry, spread out, open, go, stretch forth, pass, adulterate, dilute, reach out, unfold, exsert, stretch along, spread, expand, cover, prolong, strain, hold out, blossom out, elongate, broaden
become longer by being stretched and pulled
"The fabric stretches"
make long or longer by pulling and stretching
"stretch the fabric"
stretch, stretch out(verb)
lie down comfortably
"To enjoy the picnic, we stretched out on the grass"
pull in opposite directions
"During the Inquisition, the torturers would stretch their victims on a rack"
extend the scope or meaning of; often unduly
"Stretch the limits"; "stretch my patience"; "stretch the imagination"
load, adulterate, stretch, dilute, debase(verb)
corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones
lade, unfold, pervert, elongate, adulterate, demoralise, deprave, stretch along, debauch, thin, vitiate, reduce, dilute, cut, thin out, stretch out, misdirect, load up, extend, debase, laden, charge, load, corrupt, profane, demoralize, subvert, alloy
increase in quantity or bulk by adding a cheaper substance
"stretch the soup by adding some more cream"; "extend the casserole with a little rice"
go, unfold, exsert, hold out, elongate, strain, stretch along, cover, dilute, reach out, broaden, draw out, gallop, debase, stretch out, put out, offer, extend, run, widen, expand, load, lead, poke out, carry, pass, protract, stretch forth, continue, adulterate, prolong
stretch, stretch out(verb)
extend one's body or limbs
"Let's stretch for a minute--we've been sitting here for over 3 hours"
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How to use stretch in a sentence?
Oh goodness, if I wasn’t able to touch [that money], I wouldn’t have electricity, water, or a roof over my head, but you know, the thing a lot of us forget, myself included, is you put down first, last, and a security deposit and you’re in a place. But how about all the deposits necessary for water, gas, electricity — all of our things had to be put in storage. Even doing that we lost more than half of everything we owned… and finding a motel that would accept us with dogs was not easy. It was costly… We’re still coming to terms with everything, so we’re not pulled together by any stretch of the imagination, but we’re trying. I’m trying very hard to make it a home.
The Senate bill is not a humanitarian bill by any stretch of the imagination.
Ricky See thats what I'm talking about bobby, first class. You've got to get used to this my man, you deserve it. Hey ladies, you missed out on staying at the SoHo Grand on this trip you know what I mean. Listen, I'd offer you a ride in my limo, but I got to stretch my shit out. I'm a tall drink of water, don't want to wrinkle anything.
They (Russia) will build the new undersea pipeline, though it's not clear where will it end up, unfortunately, there is nothing in yesterday's news to indicate that the Gazprom-financed stretch would be curtailed.
It was a good race for us today, right from the start, but the key for us was being able to pass AkzoNobel on the first downwind, from there we could stretch.
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- تمدد, تمتدArabic
- estirarCatalan, Valencian
- dehnen, ausleiern, strecken, Strecke, AbschnittGerman
- estirar, estirarse, extenderse, dar, estiramiento, tramo, elasticidad, trecho, estirónSpanish
- کش آمدنPersian
- venyttää, venytellä, pingottaa, venyä, venyttely, venyvyys, osuus, liioittelu, kimmoisuusFinnish
- s'étirer, s'étendre, étendre, étirementFrench
- sìnScottish Gaelic
- kifeszít, kinyújtHungarian
- 伸びる, 伸ばす, ストレッチJapanese
- 당기다, 뻗다Korean
- tendo, extendoLatin
- whakamakaka, hōkari, whakamākakakakaMāori
- strekken, rechttrekken, rekken, aanspannen, reiken, rekDutch
- tøye utNorwegian
- esticar, espreguiçar-sePortuguese
- extender, stender, tenderRomansh
- растянуться, вытянуться, растягивать, натягивать, вытянуть, вытягиваться, натянуть, вытягивать, растянуть, растягиваться, растя́жка, эласти́чность, растя́гивание, промежу́ток, уча́стокRussian
- సాగు, సాగదీయు, ఒళ్ళు విరుచుకొనుTelugu
- germek, uzamak, çekmek, gerilmek, yayılmak, gerinmek, uzanmak, uzatmak, esneklik, elastikiyet, gerinmeTurkish
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